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Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-837-3300. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Wallace Swamp Creek Nature Walk

Seattle Area On the third Tuesday of each month, April through October, the City of Kenmore’s volunteer leader Linda Phillips offers guided tours of Wallace Swamp Creek Park. Plan to explore for 1.5-2 hours along two miles of paved and primitive trails. Linda will point out plans and animals seen in the park. Bring a pair of binoculars if you have them. Tours start at 9 a.m. at the kiosk at Wallace Swamp Creek Park parking lot. Sign-in and registration will take place the morning of each tour. Participants under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-398-8900. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Wallace Swamp Creek Park 19851 73rd Avenue NE Kenmore, WA. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials are provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 4 and older, $10 ages 3 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Storytime at New Seasons Market

Seattle Area Bring your toddlers (ages1 to 4) to this weekly story time with Kim the Librarian. Fruit is provided for the kiddos and complimentary coffee is provided for caregivers. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-789-4800. Email: sarah.william@newseasonsmarket.com. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. New Seasons Market 951 NW Ballard Way Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit www.newseasonsmarket.com.

Village Playdays

Seattle Area Free story time, crafts and fun activities for kids each week. Attend a Village Playdays event and receive a Playdays Pass featuring special offers to select U Village shops and restaurants. Check the website for this week's theme and host store. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. U Village Stores NE University Village St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit uvillage.com.

Indoor Playground Kirkland

Eastside Don’t sit in the house—come out to play in our large multipurpose room where there’s lots of room to run! There are push buggies, cars, roller coaster and coupes, pirate ship climber, trikeS, octopus merry-go-round,  small toy cars and trucks, and more. Adults must supervise children at all times. Ages 9 months to 5 years. $3 per child per visit or 10-visit $25 Punch Card. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425.587.3350. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. North Kirkland Community Center 12421 103rd Ave NE Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.kirklandwa.gov.

Tuesday Play Days

South Sound The Museum is open every Tuesday morning exclusively for families with children who have special needs. This family program is drop in, with no reservation required. Admission is Pay As You Will. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-627-6031. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Museum of Tacoma 1501 Pacific Ave. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.playtacoma.org.

Super Squash Scavenger Hunt

Farther Afield Here's a fun pumpkin patch alternative that could become a fall family tradition! Peruse the pumpkins, scrutinize the squash and enjoy the wide variety of colors, shapes and textures of this Bloedel-propagated harvest. Guests are given a special map to help find all the hidden squash around the grounds. Included with park admission ($17, $12 seniors and military, $10 students 13 to 18, $6 children ages 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-7631. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bloedel Reserve 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bloedelreserve.org.

Firefighter Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to a special story time that highlights fire safety. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Quick Information. Contact: Douglass-Truth. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time for children & caregivers from 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 – 12:00 pm. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 - 3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group

Seattle Area This playgroup is led in Spanish, but you don’t have to speak Spanish to participate! Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Super Squash Walk

Farther Afield Join Bloedel Reserve Nursery and Propagation Specialist Philip Bloomquist for a tour of our renowned annual squash display. During this guided squash hunt, you will learn about the history, culinary uses, and unique characteristics of our diverse collection of Cucurbita (Latin for “gourd”). With more than 500 Bloedel-propagated specimens, this walk is a squash enthusiast’s dream. TICKETS: Bloedel Reserve Members $10; Non-members $27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-7631. Email: events@bloedelreserve.org. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bloedel Reserve 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bloedelreserve.org.

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids

Seattle Area Kids of all ages are invited to join Pottery Barn Kids for weekly book club story time held Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-527-5560. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Pottery Barn Kids - University Village 4633 26th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit uvillage.com.

Storytime for Kids

Seattle Area Enjoy dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books followed by activities and entertainment. Recommended for ages 3 to 7. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-634-3400. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 98105. For more info visit www.ubookstore.com.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

North Sound Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. Craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 425-771-1933. Pre-register: No. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Edmonds Library 650 Main St. Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit sno-isle.libnet.info.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time & Play Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s baby time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Native Family Play and Learn

Seattle Area Come meet other Native Families with young children. Play on beach and in the woods. Learn Southern Puget Salish and practicing the Native Language. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-694-1082. Email: eir@wccda.org. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Seahurst Park 2220 S.W. Seahurst Park Road Burien, WA 98166. For more info visit www.wccda.org.

Detective Cookie's Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since 2007. New members are always welcome! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Learning Buddies - Math

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Math Buddies helps K-5 children improve their number skills by playing math games and activities with teen volunteers. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning

The Seattle Public Library Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you. Submit an online application. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch and orient you to service learning. Service Learning will be held weekly starting September 10. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM.

Youth Drop in Chess

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Contact: Nancy G. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Pokemon League at Snapdoodle

Seattle Area Come into the toy store to play Pokemon with friends and trade cards.  FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Snapdoodle Toys Greenwood 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the New Holly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:15 PM – 6:45 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Delridge Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Delridge Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-837-3300. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 6 and older, $10 ages 5 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

North Sound Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories music and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft will follow. Wednesdays at 9, 10, and 11 a.m. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Toddler. Phone: 425-771-1933. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM. Edmonds Library 650 Main St. Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit sno-isle.libnet.info.

Baby Jam

Seattle Area Drop in music class for kids ages 5 and younger and their caregivers. Held Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. $12. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-359-1536. Email: seattlebabyjam@gmail.com. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Salsa Con Todo 211 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.babyjam.net.

Play and Learn Group

Seattle Area Parents and Caregivers of Children from birth to five years of age are invited to FREE & FUN activities! - Fun activities for kids and parents/caregivers - Learn about healthy development - Meet other parents/caregivers in your community - Help your children be ready for kindergarten - All languages welcome, interpretation provided. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-716-8800. Email: whitecenterevents@gmail.com. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Educare Early Learning Center 625 S.W. 100th Ave. Seattle, WA 98146. For more info visit www.educareseattle.org.

Free Open Play

Eastside Open play is every Wednesday & Saturday 10 am - noon. Parents and children may jump inside or out back. All ages welcome. No RSVP needed. FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-654-1306. Email: seattle@springfree.com. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Springfree Trampoline 1875 NW Poplar Way Issaquah WA 98027.

Infant & Young Toddler Storytime

Eastside Ages 6 months to 2 years with adult. Stories, songs and fun! Playtime follows. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Phone: 425-822-2459. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Kirkland Library 308 Kirkland Avenue Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit kcls.org.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

North Sound Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. Ages 3 to 5. Caregiver required. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 425-776-8722. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Mountlake Terrace Library 23300 58th Ave W. Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Super Squash Scavenger Hunt

Farther Afield Here's a fun pumpkin patch alternative that could become a fall family tradition! Peruse the pumpkins, scrutinize the squash and enjoy the wide variety of colors, shapes and textures of this Bloedel-propagated harvest. Guests are given a special map to help find all the hidden squash around the grounds. Included with park admission ($17, $12 seniors and military, $10 students 13 to 18, $6 children ages 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-7631. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bloedel Reserve 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bloedelreserve.org.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Branch Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, dancing, singing and parachute-play with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's Preschool Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Ms. Chloe. Stay after for crafts and open play! For ages 0-3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity (49)for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

English Playgroup

Seattle Area This playgroup is led in English, but you don’t have to speak English to participate! Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup

Seattle Area Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, create, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Schedules are subject to change. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Preschool Story Time

Seattle Area Ages 3 to 6 with adult, siblings welcome. Books, rhymes, stories and songs just for preschoolers! Each week we will celebrate a different letter of the alphabet. This is a great way to get your child ready to read! Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Email: lfield@kcls.org. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Storybook Corner at Island Books

Eastside Enjoy picture books read by Island Books staff in this weekly story time. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-232-6920. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Island Books 3014 78th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island WA. For more info visit www.mercerislandbooks.com.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Montlake Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Montlake Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Montlake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Storytime with Joshua

Seattle Area Weekly story time with Justin in the toy store. All ages welcome. Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Snapdoodle Toys Greenwood 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Green Lake Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Branch Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. This program is geared towards children 0-12 months old and their caregivers. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

PJ Library Song & Story Time

Seattle Area Tots and toddlers can enjoy fun activities and exploration of language, movement and rhythm. Held every Wednesday in the children’s section by the castle. Check website to confirm schedule. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-624-6600. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Elliot Bay Book Company 1521 10th Ave Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.elliottbaybook.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time! Bring your babies (0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

Seattle Area Newborn to approximately 12 months. Bring your young babies (prewalkers!) for rhymes, songs and baby fun. Social and playtime follows. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Infant. Phone: 206-362-7550. Pre-register: No. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th Shoreline, WA 98155. For more info visit www.kcls.org.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with age appropriate toys! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Quick Information. Contact: Mynique Adams. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Teen Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, and make new friends at the NewHolly Branch. Description: Drop in for fun activities, including board and video games. Bring a friend and we'll bring the games! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Redmond Crafternoons

Eastside Drop in for creative fun with a different hands-on activity each week. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Snapdoodle Toys 15752 Redmond Way Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Full STEAM Ahead

South Sound Drop in after school for a fun science, technology, engineering, arts or math activity at the library. Bring your homework, read and play! Creative materials, art supplies, LEGO bricks and games provided. Ages 5 to 12, ages 8 and younger with adult. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. Phone: 253-859-3330. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Kent Library 212 2nd Avenue N Kent, WA 98032. For more info visit kcls.org.

Middle School Early Release Wednesdays

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: A program for teens and tweens, grades 6 and up. Description: Help us come up with a program name, plan programs, and create a welcoming space in the teen area. Snacks and games provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Open Play at The PlayGarden

Seattle Area Drop by this beautiful, inclusive park for a fun afternoon of play with kids of all abilities. Expert staff are on site to lead activities and offer support as needed. Wednesdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Open Play times are subject to occasional changes, so check the link below. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-325-5576. Email: info@childrensplaygarden.org. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1745 24th Ave. South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit www.childrensplaygarden.org.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Contact: Nancy G. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

See, Sip, Swing

Seattle Area Sip a variety of Washington wines while you swing a putter in unlimited rounds of mini-golf at Flatstick Pub in South Lake Union! While you practice your golf swing, you'll be able to see curated art, sip wine and eat pizza.  There will be wine tasting for adults, unlimited mini-golf for the whole family plus yummy food, catered by Flatstick which will include kid-friendly options like pizza. All of this is included in the ticket price of $53.49. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: (206) 660-0678. Email: Kellie@NWPoliteSociety.com. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Flatstick Pub South Lake Union 609 Westlake Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

South Park Branch Mural

The Seattle Public Library Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Seattle Public Library and The South Park Branch are recruiting youth artists for a mural with local artist Angelina Villalobos. Registration recommended. Description: This is an excellent opportunity for volunteer hours, community involvement, and a chance to add your ideas to public art. Light refreshments + Service learning & volunteer hour opportunities! Recruiting Artists Age 12-17. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call the branch at 206-615-1688 to register or drop in. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Pokemon League at Snapdoodle

Seattle Area Come into the toy store to play Pokemon with friends and trade cards.  FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Snapdoodle Toys Kenmore 7330 NE Bothell Way Kenmore, WA 98028. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Jeanette Winterson discusses Frankissstein

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Bestselling author Jeanette Winterson will discuss her new novel, an audacious love story that weaves together disparate lives into an exploration of transhumanism, artificial intelligence, and queer love. Description: Lake Geneva, 1816. Nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley is inspired to write a story about a scientist who creates a new life-form. In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI and carrying out some experiments of his own in a vast underground network of tunnels. Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living with his mom again, is set to make his fortune launching a new generation of sex dolls for lonely me… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-837-3300. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Japanese Playgroup

Seattle Area This playgroup is led in Japanese, but you don’t have to speak Japanese to participate! Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials are provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 4 and older, $10 ages 3 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Play and Learn Group

Seattle Area Parents and Caregivers of Children from birth to five years of age are invited to FREE & FUN activities! - Fun activities for kids and parents/caregivers - Learn about healthy development - Meet other parents/caregivers in your community - Help your children be ready for kindergarten - All languages welcome, interpretation provided. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-716-8800. Email: whitecenterevents@gmail.com. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Educare Early Learning Center 625 S.W. 100th Ave. Seattle, WA 98146. For more info visit www.educareseattle.org.

Indoor Playground Kirkland

Eastside Don’t sit in the house—come out to play in our large multipurpose room where there’s lots of room to run! There are push buggies, cars, roller coaster and coupes, pirate ship climber, trikeS, octopus merry-go-round,  small toy cars and trucks, and more. Adults must supervise children at all times. Ages 9 months to 5 years. $3 per child per visit or 10-visit $25 Punch Card. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425.587.3350. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. North Kirkland Community Center 12421 103rd Ave NE Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit www.kirklandwa.gov.

Self-Guided Fall Tours at Remlinger Farms

Eastside Remlinger Farm's Fall Harvest Educational Self-Guided Tours are perfect for large or small groups that want to stay and play all day or just want the ability to move around the park at their own pace without a guide. Tour sites include a pioneer home, corn mill, country fair theater, steam train, barnyard, hay jump, climbing wall and more. $9.50 per person; 2 adult entries free for every 20 children in a group tour. Reservations are required. Please see their website for details. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-333-4135. Email: customerservice@remlingerfarms.com. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Remlinger Farms 32610 NE 32nd Street Carnation, WA 98014.

Baby & Me Storytime

North Sound Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. Thursdays at 10 and 11 a.m. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Infant. Phone: 425-771-1933. Pre-register: No. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Edmonds Library 650 Main St. Edmonds, WA 98020. For more info visit sno-isle.libnet.info.

Ready Readers: Baby Storytime

North Sound Babies and their favorite adults learn to love reading together with stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Playtime follows. For ages 3 to 24 months. Caregiver required. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Phone: 425-776-8722. Pre-register: No. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Mountlake Terrace Library 23300 58th Ave W. Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Super Squash Scavenger Hunt

Farther Afield Here's a fun pumpkin patch alternative that could become a fall family tradition! Peruse the pumpkins, scrutinize the squash and enjoy the wide variety of colors, shapes and textures of this Bloedel-propagated harvest. Guests are given a special map to help find all the hidden squash around the grounds. Included with park admission ($17, $12 seniors and military, $10 students 13 to 18, $6 children ages 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-7631. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bloedel Reserve 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bloedelreserve.org.

Firefighter Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to a special story time that highlights fire safety. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It’s toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. For children ages 1-3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Quick Information. Contact: Mynique Adams. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at Greenwood Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Grupo Bilingüe De Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y ki… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Super Squash Walk

Farther Afield Join Bloedel Reserve Nursery and Propagation Specialist Philip Bloomquist for a tour of our renowned annual squash display. During this guided squash hunt, you will learn about the history, culinary uses, and unique characteristics of our diverse collection of Cucurbita (Latin for “gourd”). With more than 500 Bloedel-propagated specimens, this walk is a squash enthusiast’s dream. TICKETS: Bloedel Reserve Members $10; Non-members $27. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-7631. Email: events@bloedelreserve.org. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bloedel Reserve 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bloedelreserve.org.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Mimi Howard Reading Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Ms. Chloe. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our building (33). More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

The Do Butterflies Dream Show

Seattle Area This musical show featuring the Garden Critter puppets, will explore how plants and insects adapt to fall and winter. Sing, dance and learn lessons in science, reading and art as the seasons change. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Richmond Beach Library 19601 21st Ave NW Shoreline, WA 98177. For more info visit kcls.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

North Sound Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movement that nurtures the desire to read in toddlers. Ages 2-5 years. Caregiver required. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Phone: 425-776-8722. Pre-register: No. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Mountlake Terrace Library 23300 58th Ave W. Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Family Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Wallingford branch library! Bring your children ages 0-5 years to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Children's Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, songs and fun with Ms. Kristin. Geared towards ages 1-5, but babies are welcome! Stay for playtime after. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time with Betsy and The PJ Library

Seattle Area PJ Library offers free children’s books and music to families every Friday at Third Place Books Ravenna. Join Betsy and her red ukulele for stories and songs. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-525-2347. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Third Place Books 6504 20th Ave. N.E. Seattle WA 98115. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Greenwood Branch Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia Branch Library! Bring your babies and waddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

The Seattle Public Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tool Time Thursday

Eastside At KidQuest Museum's Tool Time Tuesday, learn about tool safety and practice building with real tools. Geared towards ages 5 and older. Included with museum admission ($12.50). Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-637-8100. Email: info@kidsquestmuseum.org. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. KidsQuest Museum 1116 108th Ave. N.E. Bellevue, WA 98004.

LibraryLab: Little Bots

The Seattle Public Library Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Program an Ozobot Bit by drawing lines and color segments. Make your own maze or game and put the Ozobot to work! For kids ages 7 and up. Description: LibraryLab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Thursday Crafternoons

Seattle Area Drop in for creative fun with a different hands-on activity each week. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Snapdoodle Toys 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Oly Third Thursday

South Sound Stroll the streets of downtown Olympia during this community celebration of local culture, art, food and music. Buskers play live music in the streets, and participating businesses give special Third Thursday discounts. Stop by the corner of 4th and Washington to pick up the Challenge Game. Solve the puzzle and win a prize. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Downtown Olympia. For more info visit downtownolympia.org.

LibraryLab Drop-in: Play with Paper Circuits

The Seattle Public Library Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Take your crafts to the next level by adding electrical circuits. Make a light up toy helicopter, fan, or come up with your own design. Description: LibraryLab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop-in for monthly self-directed challenges, mess around with cool inventor kits and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

LibraryLab Drop-In: Puzzle Room

The Seattle Public Library Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Do you like solving puzzles? This week at LibraryLab drop-in for a puzzle room challenge. Can you break into one of our locked boxes in 30 minutes or less? Description: LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play and create amazing inventions. We have guided sessions as well as drop-in times when you can create at your own pace, using materials we provide. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Contact: Nancy G. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

The Seattle Public Library Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop in program for children in grades K-5. Each buddy session will last up to one hour. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Cartoon Happy Hour

Seattle Area Introduce your kids to the classic splats and konks of your childhood during Central Cinema's happy hour for the whole family. Two hours of classic cartoons take over the screen every Thursday. FREE show; food and drink specials for purchase. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-328-3230. Email: info@central-cinema.com. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Cinema 1411 21st Ave. Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit www.central-cinema.com.

Seattle Chocolate Haunted Factory Tour

Seattle Area A troublesome spirit has escaped and is creating havoc for the Seattle Chocolate Factory! Help repair the damage while gathering clues to speak with Ixcacao, the Goddess of Chocolate. With her help, you'll brave the dark factory and cast the fell spirit out. This is Halloween event the entire family can enjoy. Price: $12/adult, $9 children 8-12 Thursday through Sunday October 17th-20th and October 24th-27th. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Chocolate Factory 1180 Andover Park W Seattle, Washington 98188. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Neighborhood Night at TAM

South Sound Tacoma Art Museum is now open late and free to the community every Thursday. Stop in for performances, artist demonstrations and more. Go upstairs to see TAM Local Community Art installations or  to TAM Studio or Drawing Jam to create your own work of art. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Tacoma Art Museum 1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402. For more info visit www.tacomaartmuseum.org.

Chess Club

The Seattle Public Library Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

The Seattle Public Library Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Pajama Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children from birth to age 10 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and STEAM activities, and fun with our children's librarian, Nancy P! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Everett Art Walk

North Sound Every 3rd Thursday of the month enjoy the Everett Art Walk and supportive organizations who are featuring local artists. List of participating venues and the map up to date to be published on the Thursday of Art Walk at EverettArtWalk.org. Venues time vary. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Downtown Everett. For more info visit www.liveineverett.com.

Teen Night at Schack

North Sound Do you know any teens interested in art? Bring them (and their friends) to Teen Night on October 17, 6-8pm.  Each event includes up to four different hands-on art projects with professional teaching artists. All events are free and intended for ages 13-18. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Email: artsinfo@schack.org. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Schack Arts Center 2921 Hoyt Ave Everett, WA 98201. For more info visit www.schack.org.

Teen Game Night at Third Place Books

Seattle Area Join Penguin Teen and authors Rosaria Munda (Fireborne), Tochi Onyebuchi (War Girls), and Natalie C. Parker (Steel Tide) for an evening of well-mannered frivolity (read: serious laughs and Serious. Geeking. Out.). There will be games! Prizes! Free swag! Plus, get the inside scoop on hot YA books coming in 2020 that you’ll want to add to your TBR list stat. The festivities start at 6:30 pm sharp; doors open at 6:00 pm. Arrive early for a chance to face off against Natalie, Tochi, and Rosaria one-on-one, and to receive personalized reading recommendations from Penguin Teen’s in-house expert. Purchase one book to gain admission to the event. See link for details. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-474-2200. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Third Place Books Seward Park 5041 Wilson Ave S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.thirdplacebooks.com.

Sankai Juku Dance Performance

Seattle Area Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan’s finest example of contemporary Butoh. Directed, choregraphed and designed by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku's exquisite new work, Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land is a poetic meditation on the passage of time as symbolized by the circulation of water and the seasonal transformation of the earth. Amagatsu’s works are sublime visual spectacles and deeply moving theatrical experiences. Tickets starting at $51. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Meany Center for the Performing Arts - UW Campus 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast Seattle, WA 98195. For more info visit meanycenter.org.

Toddler Time

Eastside Children ages 3 and younger play with cars, bikes, slides, wagons and lots more active toys. Parents must accompany children. Held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. $2 per child. Schedule subject to change; check website to confirm. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-837-3300. Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Issaquah Community Center 301 Rainier Blvd S Issaquah, WA 98027. For more info visit www.issaquahwa.gov.

Baby Jam

Seattle Area Drop in music class for kids ages 5 and younger and their caregivers. Held Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. $12. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-359-1536. Email: seattlebabyjam@gmail.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Salsa Con Todo 211 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.babyjam.net.

Family Nature Class: Spiders are Special

Seattle Area Get outside with your preschooler and explore the natural world. Experience the UW Botanic Gardens using all five senses. Learning stations help children practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. $19/ 1st child and caregiver. $9.50 for each additional child. Additional adults and siblings under 2 are FREE! Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-685-8033. Email: uwbgeduc@uw.edu. Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Dr. East Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Storytime with MacKenzie

Eastside Drop in for stories with MacKenzie at Snapdoodle Toys, the Redmond branch, every Friday morning. FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Snapdoodle Toys 15752 Redmond Way Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Mommy Matinees at the Admiral

Seattle Area Every Friday, the Admiral Theater will feature first run matinees for parents, nannies, grandparents and caregivers. Usually around 10 a.m. The sound will be turned down, lights up and you’re welcome to bring a stroller, feed your baby, let your baby fuss, cry or coo, and no one will mind!  Please note these movies are the regularly featured movies. The schedule is updated weekly.  Children younger than five are free, valid for immediate family only. Adults tickets are matinee priced. Although these screenings are open to everyone, this program is designed for new parents to get out of the house and enjoy a movie with their infants. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-938-3456. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit farawayentertainment.com.

Open Art Studio

Seattle Area Kids can explore their creativity at full force in this art studio. There's even a splatter room, where kids are encouraged to splatter paint! All the materials are provided to create. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Purchase hour-long sessions: $15 ages 4 and older, $10 ages 3 and younger. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-466-6028. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. West Seattle Art Nest 4138 California Ave. S.W. Seattle WA 98116. For more info visit www.westseattleartnest.com.

Somali Play and Learn

Seattle Area Parents and Caregivers of Children from birth to five years of age are invited to FREE & FUN activities! - Fun activities for kids and parents/caregivers - Learn about healthy development - Meet other parents/caregivers in your community - Help your children be ready for kindergarten Contact Fartun Mohamud at 206-377-9949 for more information. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-377-9949. Email: whitecenterevents@gmail.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seola Gardens Community Center 11215 5th Ave. S.W. Seattle, WA 98146. For more info visit www.educareseattle.org.

Spanish Play and Learn

Seattle Area Parents and Caregivers of Children from birth to five years of age are invited to FREE & FUN activities! - Fun activities for kids and parents/caregivers - Learn about healthy development - Meet other parents/caregivers in your community - Help your children be ready for kindergarten Contact Elsa Benavides at 206-931-0282 for more information. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-931-0282. Email: whitecenterevents@gmail.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Seola Gardens Community Center 11215 5th Ave. S.W. Seattle, WA 98146. For more info visit www.educareseattle.org.

Vietnamese Play and Learn

Seattle Area Parents and Caregivers of Children from birth to five years of age are invited to FREE & FUN activities! - Fun activities for kids and parents/caregivers - Learn about healthy development - Meet other parents/caregivers in your community - Help your children be ready for kindergarten Contact Tam Nguyen at 206-504-8897 for more information. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-504-8897. Email: whitecenterevents@gmail.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Greenbridge Community Center 9720 8th Ave. S.W. C Seattle, WA 98146. For more info visit www.educareseattle.org.

Self-Guided Fall Tours at Remlinger Farms

Eastside Remlinger Farm's Fall Harvest Educational Self-Guided Tours are perfect for large or small groups that want to stay and play all day or just want the ability to move around the park at their own pace without a guide. Tour sites include a pioneer home, corn mill, country fair theater, steam train, barnyard, hay jump, climbing wall and more. $9.50 per person; 2 adult entries free for every 20 children in a group tour. Reservations are required. Please see their website for details. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 425-333-4135. Email: customerservice@remlingerfarms.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Remlinger Farms 32610 NE 32nd Street Carnation, WA 98014.

Story Times at Farrel-McWhirter Park

Eastside Friday, October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10am and repeated at 11am Family program, all ages welcome with adult. Come for stories and songs about farm animals and surprises! This park is a family attraction with barnyard animals, picnicking, a horse arena, tire swings & walking trails. Space may be limited if we have inclement weather. Age recommendation: All ages. Phone: 425-885-1861. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Farrel-McWhirter Park 19545 NE Redmond Rd Redmond, WA 98053. For more info visit kcls.org.

Super Squash Scavenger Hunt

Farther Afield Here's a fun pumpkin patch alternative that could become a fall family tradition! Peruse the pumpkins, scrutinize the squash and enjoy the wide variety of colors, shapes and textures of this Bloedel-propagated harvest. Guests are given a special map to help find all the hidden squash around the grounds. Included with park admission ($17, $12 seniors and military, $10 students 13 to 18, $6 children ages 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-842-7631. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Bloedel Reserve 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr. Bainbridge Island WA 98110. For more info visit bloedelreserve.org.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

English Playgroup

Seattle Area This playgroup is led in English, but you don’t have to speak English to participate! Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup

Seattle Area Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together to play, read, create, sing, and have snacks. A FamilyWorks staff member or volunteer facilitates our playgroups. Participation in all playgroups is free and requires no prior registration – you can drop in. The playroom is also available for use by children accompanied by an adult when there is no playgroup/organized activity in session. Schedules are subject to change. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-694-6727. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. FamilyWorks Family Resource Center 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle WA 98103. For more info visit www.familyworksseattle.org.

Children's Story Time

Seattle Area Every Friday with Steph at 11 a.m. Babies, toddlers and anyone else who likes a good story exuberantly told are welcome. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-297-2665. Email: info@phinneybooks.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Phinney Books 7405 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.phinneybooks.com.

Story and a Stroll: When Rain Falls

Eastside When rain falls, we scurry indoors. But what about all those animals in the forests and fields? Journey from your neighborhood to the woods and wetlands of the mercer Slough after enjoying this engaging story of animal habitats. Best for children 3 through 5. Pre-registration required. FREE. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 425-452-2565. Email: mseec@bellevuewa.gov. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 1625 118th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit bellevuewa.gov.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time

The Seattle Public Library Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Sugar Skull Decoration Art Workshop

Seattle Area Ages 3 and older with adult. Presented by Amaranta Sandys, ArtMaranth School of Art. Learn about sugar skulls placed at altars to commemorate the “loved departed ones” as part of Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. Decorate a pre-made sugar skull using glitter paint, sequins and assorted paper. All supplies provided. Cost: FREE. Age recommendation: All ages. Phone: 206-242-8662. Pre-register: No. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Boulevard Park Library 12015 Roseberg Avenue S Seattle, WA 98168. For more info visit kcls.org.

Prepárese para celebrar el Dia de Los Muertos

The Seattle Public Library Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Venga con nosotros a explorar la historia del Día de Muertos y la variedad de maneras en que se celebra alrededor del mundo. Description: Venga con nosotros a explorar la historia del Día de Muertos y la variedad de maneras en que se celebra alrededor del mundo. Después podrá crear su propia calavera de azúcar, títeres en forma de esqueletos, flores de papel y más. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Join us as we explore the history of Día de Muertos and explore the variety of ways it’s celebrated around the world. Then create your own sugar skulls, skeleton puppets, paper flowers and more! Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Cost: FREE. Event provided by: The Seattle Public Library. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Diwali Festival

Seattle Area Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. Join the Lake City Community Center and Library as we learn more about and enjoy this tradition. This free event will feature story time, crafts, games, music, and food. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: FREE. Phone: 206-684-4075. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Friday Game Night at Snapdoodle

Seattle Area Come into the toy store to play games with friends and try out new games you might love. Fridays from 5-7pm. FREE. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-782-0098. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Snapdoodle Toys Greenwood 120 N. 85th St. Seattle WA. For more info visit snapdoodletoys.com.

Funky Family Fall Festival

Seattle Area Get the whole family together to join us for an evening of treats and a few tricks. Come in costume and enjoy carnival style games, crafts, haunted mini golf, and more! Meet your neighbors, let your kids loose in the gym and have fun. Funky family costumes encouraged. Parental supervision required. $5 per person, family 4+ $20. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-4075. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Ravenna Eckstein Community Center 6535 Ravenna Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Seattle Chocolate Haunted Factory Tour

Seattle Area A troublesome spirit has escaped and is creating havoc for the Seattle Chocolate Factory! Help repair the damage while gathering clues to speak with Ixcacao, the Goddess of Chocolate. With her help, you'll brave the dark factory and cast the fell spirit out. This is Halloween event the entire family can enjoy. Price: $12/adult, $9 children 8-12 Thursday through Sunday October 17th-20th and October 24th-27th. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Seattle Chocolate Factory 1180 Andover Park W Seattle, Washington 98188. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Fright Fest

South Sound Family by day, fright by night! Enjoy rides, haunted houses, and the scare-free Booville for younger children. Costumes welcomed. $17-29. Fridays: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays: noon to 11 p.m.  Sundays: noon to 10 p.m. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-8000. Email: Info@WildWaves.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Wild Waves Theme & Water Park 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S. Federal Way, WA 98003. For more info visit www.wildwaves.com.

Hoot 'n' Howl

South Sound Bring the whole family and take a starlit tram ride through the Free-Roaming Area. Wander our lit paths and admire glowing carved pumpkins. Come in costume and play games, visit treat stations for candy. $12 in advance / $16 day of. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 360-832-6117. Email: info@nwtrek.org. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Dr E. Eatonville, WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.

FREE Friday Night

North Sound Imagine Children's Museum offers FREE admission on the third Friday of each month, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Age recommendation: Infant. Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Imagine Children's Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.

Goat & Float

North Sound Join us for trick-or-treating at the Forest Park Animal Farm with some fun and friendly goats before heading to the Forest Park Swim Center to float in the pool! Evening includes candy at the farm, root beer floats and the inflatable in the pool. Dress warmly and bring your bathing suit and a towel. Swim admission is $2 for youth and $3 for adults with donations of non-perishable food items. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-257-8300. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Forest Park Animal Farm & Swim Center 802 E. Mukilteo Boulevard Everett, WA 98203. For more info visit everettwa.gov.

Harvest Fest at Norpoint

South Sound Another good reason to wear a Halloween costume. Arts and crafts, games and prizes. Age recommendation: Toddler. Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 253-404-3900. Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Center at Norpoint 4818 Nassau Ave NE Tacoma, WA 98422. For more info visit www.metroparkstacoma.org.

Fall Fun Fest

Seattle Area Time to celebrate the fall! Join us for fantastic fall activities. You can try your hand at the apple press, make your own scarecrow (bring old clothes), and of course, play games. Tickets: $5 prepay / $7 day-of. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Phone: 206-684-4093. Friday, October 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ballard Community Center 6020 28th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Planetarium Show: Wonders of the Universe

Eastside Head to the planetarium -- a special domed-ceiling room -- at Bellevue College where the night sky is accurately produced. A volunteer from the Science and Math Institute will be there to explain the wonders of the night sky while you sit back and marvel at its mystery. Tonight's show is "Black Holes."  Shows are at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. The show is free, but tickets must be reserved in advanced due to limited seating. Please follow the link below for details. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bellevue College Willard Geer Planetarium, Room B244 3000 Landerholm Cir SE Bellevue, WA 98007. For more info visit www.bellevuecollege.edu.

Family Game Night

Seattle Area Teens can invite family and friends for an evening of fun and games. Refreshments provided. Age recommendation: Middle School. High School. Cost: FREE. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-386-1919. Friday, October 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Skwim

Seattle Area Bring your family and friends and play a game that is a mix of water polo and Frisbee golf. You’ll play along with kids, teens, and adults. Must have swimming ability to swim independently of others. $4-6, children one and younger are free. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 206-684-0780. Friday, October 18, 2019, 6:45 PM – 8:10 PM. Greenlake Community Center/Evans pool 7201 East Green Lake Dr. N. Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.seattle.gov.

Nightmare at Beaver Lake

Eastside Indoor/outdoor “haunted” attraction. 7 to 7:45 p.m. is the family scare recommended for ages 10 and younger. 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. plus 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 30-31. $12 family scare, $20 full scare. $1 discount for food or clothing donation. $10 fast pass. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2526 244th Ave SE Sammamish, WA 98075. For more info visit www.nightmareatbeaverlake.com.

Princess Rubyslippers

South Sound Join Ruby on her hilarious adventure as she dresses as a princess, hides from her big brother Jake and his friend Tom, and magically disappears into a world of make-believe where she meets her fairy godmother, the big bad wolf, a giant, a witch, and a charming prince. Sibling rivalry unravels as Jake and Tom search for Ruby in this comically original fairy tale mash-up. Recommended for ages 5 on up to adults. $15-20. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Preschool. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Friday, October 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Olympia Family Theater 612 4th Ave E Olympia, WA 98501. For more info visit olyft.org.

Seussical the Musical

Eastside “Oh, the thinks you can think…” Seussical The Musical bursts onto the stage in a fantastical, spectacular, musical extravaganza by Tony Award-winning composers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Beloved characters including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, and the Whos collide in a journey spanning from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus. As Horton struggles to protect the Whos from injustice while sheltering an abandoned egg, will the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community be able to triumph? The Cat in the Hat is your magical master of ceremonies in this sensational smorgasbord of Seuss stories. Shows Oct 18 - Nov 3 on Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2:30 & 7:30, Sundays at 2:30. Tickets $17-22. Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-820-1800. Email: ashleymccuen@studio-east.org. Friday, October 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Studio East Mainstage Theater 11730 118th Ave Ne Suite 100 Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info visit studio-east.org.

Sherlock Holmes' The Hound of the Baskervilles

South Sound Sherlock Holmes doesn't believe in the supernatural. But when a man comes to 221B Baker Street insisting that a ghostly hell hound is killing off the cursed members of the Baskerville family - and that the new young lord of the manor may be next - Holmes' attention is captured and he agrees to take on the case. With the faithful Dr. Watson at his side, Holmes sets off into the misty moors to face one of his most thrilling cases. Suspenseful, witty, and beautifully evocative of the original text, this is a show for Holmes fans and newcomers alike! Adults: $30 Senior/Military: $26 Student (18-23): $15 Youth (17 & Under): $12 (Please note that there is a $3 Facility Use Fee added per ticket). Performance Type: Theater. Age recommendation: All ages. Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Phone: 253-661-1444. Email: angela@centerstagetheatre.com. Friday, October 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Knutzen Family Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Road Federal Way, WA 98373. For more info visit centerstagetheatre.com.

Sankai Juku Dance Performance

Seattle Area Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan’s finest example of contemporary Butoh. Directed, choregraphed and designed by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku's exquisite new work, Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land is a poetic meditation on the passage of time as symbolized by the circulation of water and the seasonal transformation of the earth. Amagatsu’s works are sublime visual spectacles and deeply moving theatrical experiences. Tickets starting at $51. Performance Type: Dance. Age recommendation: Elementary School. Middle School. High School. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Meany Center for the Performing Arts - UW Campus 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast Seattle, WA 98195. For more info visit meanycenter.org.